Hermann’s Tortoise
Origin: Spain, France and Italy

Latin Name: Testudo hermanii

Habitat: Dry meadows, rocky slopes and hillsides.

Diet: Dandelion, clover, parsley and root vegetables

Lifespan: Up to 110 years

Average Size: Weight: Up to 2 Kgs., Length: Up to 20 cm.


Small to medium sized tortoises from Southern Europe.  They have attractive black and yellow patterned carapaces, strong horny beaks and hooded upper jaws